Bryant Didier is an active live performer, as well as a skilled and experienced Producer and Studio / Live Sound Engineer with significant musical experience in theatre, dance, film and television.
Presently, Bryant performs with:
DIEUFAITE (JAHFAA) CHARLES
And many more…
Recenty, Bryant has performed at The Tarragon Theatre in the play 'Harlem Duet', performing upright bass in an orchestra of 2 (with Cellist Cymphoni Fantastique), and with Red Sky Performance at the Canadian Stage Theatre for an Indigenous inspired Dance Performance entitled 'Trace'.
Over the years, Bryant has performed with such well-known artists such as Tom Cochrane, Bruce Cockburn, Billy Bragg, Jane Siberry, Carole Pope, Molly Johnson, Shakura S’Aida, Jackie Richardson, Astrogroove and many more.
Bryant is a bassist (electric and upright), a guitarist, a singer, a producer, a multi-instrumentalist, a studio engineer, a music arranger, a composer, a live performer / improviser, recording studio owner, a live mixing engineer, a computer programmer, a beat-maker, a song writer, and much more.
Since 1989, Bryant has owned and operated B. Musique Productions / Studio, an intimate, boutique studio. B. Musique is geared primarily towards the recording and creation of new, original music for artists, film, television and other media.
After a battle to Save The Studio which lasted almost 4 years, B. Musique Studio has had to move from it's original location.
Bryant has recently partnered with Producer / Sound Engineer Extraordinaire, Matt Scheulderman. Together, they are setting up a new, high-fidelity studio on Eglinton Avenue, west of Bathurst. More news to come...
Over the last 26 years, Bryant has co-written and recorded thousands of compositions in numerous styles, genres and ensembles and for numerous applications.
Recently, Bryant has been instrumental in the development of a New Music Co-Operative (EvMc – Evolutionary Music Co-Operative) in order to help invigorate Toronto’s original music scene. He and his partners are building a 21st Century Motown.
Bryant has also worked with youth, the elderly, schools, unions, labour organizations and more, in a multitude of community projects, recordings and performances.
Toronto is on the world map for new music. Bryant and his expanding network of arts and industry professionals are excited for the future of the music and arts scene here. Towards this goal, Bryant and violin virtuoso Tom Hamilton have planted the seeds for a new organization called 'ArtsCity Toronto' to showcase and live-stream great original Toronto based performers. They also plan to develop and host a PodCast of the same name, in order to discuss the Toronto's Arts Scene, and generate ideas and projects towards improving the opportunities for artists to earn a decent living. Interviewees will include government officials, venue owners, musicians, producers, investors and other stakeholders.
Bryant has recently co-written a New Original Rock and Roll / Electric Ghoul Musical called 'The Wylde Ones'. He is also co-writing a Sci-Fi Musical with Mladen Alexander (Former Guitarist for Triumph).
Bryant plays the following instruments: Upright and Electric bass (fretted and fretless), Guitars (electric, acoustic, and classical), Piano and other keyboards (and synthesizer programming), Percussion (various), Drum Kit, and Vocals (sung and spoken).
Bryant loves using electronic and acoustic effects to alter and enhance his productions and performances.
Bryant has worked in numerous genres, including; Jazz, Reggae, Rock, Hip Hop, Blues, Country, Latin, Classical, Opera, Metal, Hi Life, Folk, Flamenco, Jungle, Experimental, Alternative, R & B, House, Funk, World, Etc. He also records voice-overs, book narrations, etc.
Bryant has also worked with youth, the elderly, unions, labour organizations and more, in a multitude of community projects, recordings and performances. Bryant is a regular performer at the Labour Day Celebration at City Hall and often performs on the CAW / UNIFOR Float.
Some of Bryant's Industrial Credits Include:
Real Voodoo, Made In Canada, Soul Survivor, Sadness Of The Moon, A Small-Dick/Fleshy-Ass Thang and many more.
Convictions (Extreme Clergy), Skin Deep, Hoop It Up, Edison Twins (Nelvana)…
CBC Radio 1 – As It Happens / CIUT Station IDs
Ital Pasta, Kraft Foods , McCain , Dairy Queen, Nintendo, Ford, Sears, Mattel. Industrials: Steelcase, MAC Cosmetics.
DANCE / THEATRE:
'Great Lakes' -and Trace' – Red Sky Performance – 2018.
‘Harlem Duet’ - Tarragon 2018 / Stratford Summer Festival 2006,